Calling the Garden from the Grave won 2nd place among books of creative verse in the National Federation of Press Women 2021 Communications Contest.
Lesley was among the communicators from throughout the United States who were honored June 11, during a National Federation of Press Women Zoom communications contest ceremony. Nearly 2,000 entries were submitted in this year’s contest.
NFPW is a nationwide organization of women and men pursuing careers across the communications spectrum, including print and electronic journalism, freelancing, new media, books, public relations, marketing, graphic design, photography, advertising, radio and television.
A distinguished group of professional journalists, communications specialists and educators judged nearly 2,000 entries in a wide variety of categories. Only first-place winning entries at the state level are eligible to enter the national contest. All entries were published or broadcast between Jan. 1, 2020, and Dec. 31, 2020.